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There are 6 ways to get from Madurai to Ambur by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Ambur

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Ambur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Madurai to Ambur

Fly to Madras, train

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Fly to Bengaluru, train

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Bengaluru (BLR)
  2. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

Madurai to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Madurai and Ambur is around 7h 32m and covers a distance of around 414 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 46m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Madurai to Ambur train service departs from Madurai Jn and arrives in Ambur. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
7h 32m
Fastest train time:
6h 46m
Train distance:
414 km
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
₹230
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:15
Last train departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madurai to Ambur train schedules

Madurai → Ambur
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ambur is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ambur is recommended.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Ambur is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,500 and takes 5h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Ambur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madurai Jn and arriving at Ambur. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 46m.

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It is 326 km from Madurai to Ambur. It is approximately 385.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs ₹230 - ₹1,200.

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The train from Madurai Jn to Ambur takes 6h 46m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Madurai to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Madurai station.

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Madurai to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Madurai Jn station.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Ambur is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs ₹230 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 8h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 326 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Madurai, India and Ambur, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Ambur 3 times a week. Tickets cost ₹230 - ₹1,200 and the journey takes 6h 46m. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Madurai to Ambur hourly. Tickets cost ₹600 - ₹850 and the journey takes 8h 22m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹8,500
Flights from Madurai to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹8,500
Flights from Madurai to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹10,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹9,500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,500
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹230 - ₹300
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Train from Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Madurai to Ambur
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Ambur
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹8,500
SSRT Cabs
Phone
+91 98 94 15 99 70
Website
maduraitours.com
Maniraja Travels
Phone
+91 73 05 51 24 53
Website
maduraimanirajatravels.in
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 45 22 88 89 99
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Madurai to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ambur station.

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Madurai to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Ambur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Ambur is 385 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Madurai to Ambur.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Ambur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₹280 - ₹340.

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